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Social Work Schools in Connecticut

There are nine Connecticut schools offering social work programs. 488 students graduated from programs at Connecticut social work schools in 2010. 230 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 194 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

453 students graduate from programs in Connecticut in social work, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from social work programs. Out of those, 29 students graduated with social work certificates, 32 with a degree at the associate's level, 194 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 230 with a master's level degree, and three with a doctorate level degree.

Nine social work schools are located in this eastern state. And out of these, seven schools are public, while two schools are private. While private social work school tuition varies from $28,530 to $31,440, tuition at a public social work school varies from $7,861 to $10,416.

Average tuition for programs in social work is $12,777. While the highest tuition for social work programs, which is $31,440 every year, is at Sacred Heart University, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,861 each year, is at Southern Connecticut State University.

Connecticut schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing social work.

Social Work Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

453 students graduate from programs in Connecticut in social work, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from social work programs. Out of those, 29 students graduated with social work certificates, 32 with a degree at the associate's level, 194 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 230 with a master's level degree, and three with a doctorate level degree.

Social Work Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 6
  • Certificate 2007: 5
  • Certificate 2008: 8
  • Certificate 2009: 3
  • Certificate 2010: 29
  • Associate 2006: 32
  • Associate 2007: 27
  • Associate 2008: 45
  • Associate 2009: 40
  • Associate 2010: 32
  • Bachelor 2006: 158
  • Bachelor 2007: 144
  • Bachelor 2008: 139
  • Bachelor 2009: 171
  • Bachelor 2010: 194
  • Master 2006: 213
  • Master 2007: 219
  • Master 2008: 226
  • Master 2009: 249
  • Master 2010: 230
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 1
  • Doctorate 2008: 1
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 3

Social Work Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in Connecticut offer a total of 14 programs in social work. Of these programs, around 50% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Social Work Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 7
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 1

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31300
  • 25th Percentile: 37400
  • Median: 48910
  • 75th Percentile: 64790
  • 90th Percentile: 77760

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27490
  • 25th Percentile: 36330
  • Median: 52300
  • 75th Percentile: 73340
  • 90th Percentile: 84950

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36150
  • 25th Percentile: 48450
  • Median: 58420
  • 75th Percentile: 72100
  • 90th Percentile: 86140

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34080
  • 25th Percentile: 46970
  • Median: 64570
  • 75th Percentile: 76630
  • 90th Percentile: 83990

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26740
  • 25th Percentile: 32430
  • Median: 39420
  • 75th Percentile: 54010
  • 90th Percentile: 71870

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43570
  • Median Salary 2007: 46280
  • Median Salary 2008: 47990
  • Median Salary 2009: 48450
  • Median Salary 2010: 48910
  • Total Employed 2006: 3280
  • Total Employed 2007: 3090
  • Total Employed 2008: 2960
  • Total Employed 2009: 2850
  • Total Employed 2010: 2770

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50380
  • Median Salary 2007: 52280
  • Median Salary 2008: 54350
  • Median Salary 2009: 48230
  • Median Salary 2010: 52300
  • Total Employed 2006: 280
  • Total Employed 2007: 320
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 270

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49550
  • Median Salary 2007: 53050
  • Median Salary 2008: 56710
  • Median Salary 2009: 60180
  • Median Salary 2010: 58420
  • Total Employed 2006: 1720
  • Total Employed 2007: 1690
  • Total Employed 2008: 1600
  • Total Employed 2009: 1700
  • Total Employed 2010: 2070

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Employment Trend

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56910
  • Median Salary 2007: 60140
  • Median Salary 2008: 62340
  • Median Salary 2009: 63850
  • Median Salary 2010: 64570
  • Total Employed 2006: 4900
  • Total Employed 2007: 5020
  • Total Employed 2008: 5160
  • Total Employed 2009: 5120
  • Total Employed 2010: 5250

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41930
  • Median Salary 2007: 39440
  • Median Salary 2008: 39490
  • Median Salary 2009: 37440
  • Median Salary 2010: 39420
  • Total Employed 2006: 1320
  • Total Employed 2007: 1340
  • Total Employed 2008: 1430
  • Total Employed 2009: 1260
  • Total Employed 2010: 1180

Connecticut vs National Social Work Employment

Connecticut vs National Social Work Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.600% (11540)

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1. Manchester Community College

Great Path
Manchester, CT 6040
(860) 512-3000

Manchester Community College offers one social work program and it is located in the suburbs of Manchester, Connecticut. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering social work.

2. Capital Community College

950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 6103
(860) 906-5000

Capital Community College, which is 0.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Hartford, CT. It offers two programs in social work. Out of those, it offers students one social work certificate and one social work degree at the associate's level. This community college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering social work programs.

3. Western Connecticut State University

181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826
(203) 837-8200

Western Connecticut State University offers one program in social work and Western, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Danbury, CT. 6,582 students seek degrees in 57 programs at WCSU, overall. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering social work programs.

4. Saint Joseph College

1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117-2764
(860) 232-4571

Saint Joseph College, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in West Hartford, CT. SJC offers two programs in social work. More specifically, this liberal arts college offers one certificate in social work to students and one bachelor's level degree in social work. This liberal arts college is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut. In terms of enrollment, SJC ranks eighth in the state of Connecticut.

5. The University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 6269
(860) 486-2000

The University of Connecticut offers two social work programs. More specifically, it offers students one master's level degree in social work and one social work degree at the doctorate level. It is in town of Storrs, Connecticut. This big university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering social work programs.

6. Eastern Connecticut State University

83 Windham St
Willimantic, CT 6226
(860) 465-5000

Eastern Connecticut State University is in Willimantic, CT and Eastern offers one social work program. This school is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut. This school ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

7. Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
(203) 371-7999

Sacred Heart University is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut and this school offers one program in social work. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering social work.

8. Central Connecticut State University

1615 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 6050
(860) 832-3200

Central Connecticut State University is located in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut and it offers one program in social work. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks first in the state of Connecticut.

9. Southern Connecticut State University

501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1355
(203) 392-5200

Southern Connecticut State University, which is near the center of the city, is located in New Haven, CT. SCSU offers two programs in social work. Specifically, it offers one bachelor's level social work degree to students and one social work degree at the master's level. This school is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut. SCSU is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in social work.